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Advertising

Kickstand creates regular weekly retail ads for shopping plazas and malls in California, New Jersey and Washington. Several major national retailers depend on us to carry their brands forward with localized ads. We are committed to sharp, crisp advertising that makes a confident statement.

A COLLECTION OF SUMMER ADS CREATED FOR THE GROVE WEST, SHREWSBURY, NJ. SHOWN AT LEFT: LOFT, GENERAL PLAZA AND INDEPENDENT RETAILER ADS.
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Animation & Video

Kickstand produces video and animation for both promotional and instructional use. From seconds of high-impact visuals to detailed product tours, we employ engaging typography with motion graphics and video to appropriately match the visuals to the message.

MULTILINGUAL "WELCOME" SEGMENT OF THE CROSSROADS BELLEVUE VIDEO PROMO
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App Development

Apps provide one of the most exciting new opportunities available for businesses to stay connected to their customers. Kickstand has designed and developed iPhone and iPad apps for several shopping plazas, and have recently launched a custom map-based QR code scanner that links QR codes to user-editable coupons providing instant promotions in real time.

THE Q MAP IS A QR CODE SCANNER LINKED TO REAL-TIME PROMOS FROM SHOPS LISTED ON CUSTOM-ILLUSTRATED MAPS
THE GROVE AT SHREWSBURY APP PROVIDES REAL-TIME UPDATED SPECIALS, A "LOOK BOOK" OF CURRENT SHOP ADS, A DIRECTORY OF THE SHOPPING PLAZA AND MORE
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Branding & Identity

With extensive experience in brand development and brand extension with Adobe, IBM, Dell, Intel, ERA Real Estate, Coldwell Banker and many more, Kickstand continues to design the complete array of corporate identity materials and marketing collateral. Whether setting standards or following an existing look, we offer the proper blend of consistency and creativity that adheres to a consistent voice while keeping your marketing fresh as it evolves.

KICKSTAND CREATED THE BRANDING MANUALS FOR ERA REAL ESTATE
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Collateral

Critical for reinforcing solid client experiences and relationships, the design of outstanding collateral requires a deep understanding of color, tone and corporate vision. Kickstand strives to offer exciting, inspiring pieces that make the most of your brand when extended to brochures, folders, datasheets, white papers and more.

A SAMPLING OF ERA REAL ESTATE'S TOP AFFILIATE PROGRAM BROCHURES AND ANNOUCEMENTS
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Custom Publishing

Whether as digital newsstand items or in traditional print, from technical buyer's guides to glossy special interest pieces, Kickstand offers award-winning magazine design and development with impeccable quality.

KICKSTAND REDESIGNED AND PRODUCED ERA REAL ESTATE VIEWS MAGAZINE
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Datasheet Design

We pride ourselves in our expertise in datasheet and white paper layout and production. Extensively experienced in maintaining high-quality editorial and typographic standards, Kickstand and its associates have designed and/or produced thousands of such materials for companies like EMC, Adobe, CommVault, Dell, LogicsOne, BellMicro and many, many more.

SOLIDLY TYPESET DATASHEETS ARE CRITICAL IN ESTABLISHING A MEANINGFUL COLLATERAL SET
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Event Marketing

From back-lit dioramas and overhead signage to rotating plasma screen promos and coordinated PowerPoint templates, Kickstand is prepared to design your exhibit with the professionalism needed to provide a high-impact experience.

SIGNAGE, DISPLAYS, MEDIA CENTERS AND PRESENTATION TEMPLATES FORTHE COLDWELL BANKER INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE, LAS VEGAS. GENBLU LOGO AND CONCEPT BY MCKINNEY.
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HTML Email

A powerful and often overlooked tool in business marketing, Kickstand produces a wide array of html-based email communications. As basic announcements or sales notices, our retail-industry clients regularly require email versions of our weekly print ads, while others may require more complex layouts with many potential interactions. In all cases, we strive to maintain the utmost in clarity and engaging visuals.

COMMVAULT WEBINAR SERIES EMAIL INVITES
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Illustration

Entering the field of graphic design as a freelance illustrator in 1996, Kickstand's principal creative director often infuses customized artwork into many projects where appropriate, and we continue to take on assignments that are solely based in customized illustration in both digital and traditional media.

POISON DART FROGS CREATED IN PHOTOSHOP FOR EVOLUTIONS, INC. IBM AIX CD ILLUSTRATION WHILE WITH THE TDA GROUP, LOS ALTOS, CA.
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Posters, Blow-ins
& Supplements

We create boldly graphic poster designs (see the ERA Case Study for our IBC New Orleans poster), and are also uniquely skilled in large-scale technical posters. Kickstand has substantial experience in producing all manner of magazine supplements and peripheral materials.

NETWORK CONNECTION SCHEMATIC POSTER, SYMANTEC AND VMWARE PERFED POSTCARDS FOR DELL POWER SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE
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Presentations
& Displays

Necessary but often overlooked, presentation materials play a tremendous role in most business interactions. Whether it be PowerPoint, PDF, graphic display board, or any manner of leave-behind, Kickstand can produce a piece that will wrap the communication at hand with your brand while introducing a new element of interest appropriate for both the message and the forum.

ADOBE SYSTEMS INTERACTIVE CD FOR SAP. HARBORSIDE COMMONS REDEVLOPMENT PRESENTATION PANEL.
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Signage

Kickstand has a passion for designing environment graphics and permanent signage. Focusing on solid typography and engaging color palettes, we aim to design structures and visuals that become proud additions to the surroundings.

PYLON, MONUMENT AND SPECIAL AREA SIGNAGE FOR SEVERAL INNOVATIVE REDEVLOPMENT PROJECTS BY METROVATION
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Tech Illustrations
& Icons

Businesses utilizing datasheets and white papers often require custom icon sets, diagrams and illustrations. Kickstand has decades of experience in technical visuals, and can provide the level detail needed to turn your product photo image into a scalable piece of vector art to be repurposed as needed.

HYPEREALISTIC ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR ARTWORK OF SEVERAL DELL SERVER PRODUCTS
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Web Site Design
& Implementation

With so many platforms and devices available, good design is critical in developing any web site. Comfortable in both design and implementation, Kickstand considers every facet of web development in developing sites that provide a positive experience for the end user. Ease of navigation, page weight, clear user interface development, editability, and much more go into every layout decision.

CAPAX GLOBAL WEBSITE REDESIGN
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Kickstand Design Group is a specialty graphic design studio experienced in print, web, animation, app development and more. Founded in 2005 by award-winning designerMark Mastroianni, Kickstand is conveniently located across from the Amtrak station at 25 Bridge Ave, Suite 101, Red Bank, NJ 07701. Contact us at (732) 747-3100. Client work includes IBM, Dell, Adobe, FTI Consulting, Coldwell Banker, Realogy, ERA Real Estate, CommVault, EMC, Metrovation, The Grove at Shrewsbury, Crossroads Bellevue, and more.